Marilyn Lott

Rookie - 279 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

3 White Ducks


Three ducks pecked around
In a garden one warm day
They wore beautiful coats
Of white feathers to display

They primped and they pampered
These coats of pure white
Their strutting and flapping
Created quite a sight

It was a lovely summer day
And they adored the warm sun
Just three little ducks
Searching for a bit of fun

But it grew hotter and hotter
Oh dear, it was warm
If they didn't find water
Could it do them some harm?

They might find a stream
Or a small pond would do
But when they could find none
They started to stew

Finally they came across
A child's small pool
They plopped in immediately
Their mom raised no fool

So my friend, please remember
If you feel something's amok
At your child's wading pool
You may find 3 white ducks!

Submitted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Edited: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Topic of this poem: nature


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  • Bronze Star - 5,558 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (8/16/2014 2:14:00 PM)

    cute poem i can really see the ducks and what a surprise when the wild ones land in a pool..good poem lovely rhyme... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,675 Points Wahab Abdul (5/1/2013 8:02:00 AM)

    very lovely, sweet and nice.. love it...you are a nice poetess, (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 267 Points David Wood (4/5/2013 5:57:00 AM)

    I really enjoy poems about nature this is a nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Terry M (11/17/2012 6:17:00 PM)

    Yes this is out in the sticks poem to me lol. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (8/16/2012 1:35:00 AM)

    wonderful creation (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ingeborg Von Finsterwalde (8/15/2012 1:08:00 AM)

    What a lovely poem. Such fun reading it. I loved the ending with the cool off in the child's wading pool. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 123 Points Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (10/26/2009 1:19:00 PM)

    lovely piece this is. i enjoyed it. it made me smile. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Moonbee Canady (9/30/2009 9:35:00 PM)

    Got a Chuckle out of me for this one... Nice Write... and I can see those three little ducklings waddling along (smile)
    Oh... and thank you for welcoming me to The Hunter
    MoonBee (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (7/31/2009 12:02:00 PM)

    Nice choice of words. Nice ryhme (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nikunj Sharma (7/31/2009 12:41:00 AM)

    U stole my heart and mind with this stimulating poem...I shall look in my children's pool carefully today...read my poem called The little painter... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 930 Points Saadat Tahir (6/13/2009 1:41:00 PM)

    picking up the most mundane of topics and situations and painting a full color vivid picture...converting it into a vibrant occasion to be remembered...u are one with nature and take pleasure in it....only a true naturalist could write like this....superb capability unmatched on PH in my short stay here
    pleasure to read

    will give you ten thanks and cheers for this beautiful write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barbara Terry (6/11/2009 3:02:00 PM)

    Awww this is just so cute. And yes their mother didn't raise any fools. Water is water after all. Another 10+++++ and thank you for sharing this delightful summer poem.

    Love & hugs,
    Barbara (Report) Reply

  • Rookie surya . (5/13/2009 9:43:00 PM)

    nice imagination.posted 10
    surya (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 62 Points Kesav Easwaran (5/11/2009 4:11:00 AM)

    Nice portrait with your super signature down...good work, Marilyn...enjoyed your write...10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (5/7/2009 5:32:00 AM)

    Very nice poem,10+ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 41 Points Laron Green Sr. (4/8/2009 6:59:00 AM)

    good work well script (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thad Wilk (3/23/2009 9:49:00 PM)

    Hi Marilyn! I like this cute little poem of the 3 White Ducks!
    I think i hear something that sounds like -quack - quack! !
    OH, Their in my yard now; - in '' my pool out back '' ! ! //
    Lol! ! Best wishes, *10*!
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pablo Cruise (3/16/2009 9:36:00 AM)

    Beautiful sentiments, Marilyn. I hear the ducks outside. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shekhar Joshi (3/10/2009 11:01:00 PM)

    i liked this poem.
    with a good rhyme scheme.
    i would like to read it to my children some day
    good one (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 110 Points Myrtle Thomas (3/3/2009 4:01:00 PM)

    This is such a delightful poem I coul picture reading it to a child.Great job.A 10.Hope you read more of mine. Thanks Marilyn (Report) Reply

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